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The Library's Early Literacy Program

The Library's Early Literacy Program

For Preschoolers

A Love Books Activity for Preschoolers

Outdoor Stories

Love Books Have fun reading books you and your child enjoy.

PLAY

Outdoor Stories

Teach your kids to love books everywhere! On the next sunny day, take a blanket and a basket of books to the park or your yard. Enjoying books in different environments makes reading feel natural to children and encourages their love for books.


SING

Where Is Thumbkin?

Where is Thumbkin? (Hide thumbs inside fist)
Where is Thumbkin?
Here I am! (Pop thumbs out of fist and bend them as if talking)
Here I am!
How are you today sir?
Very well, I thank you
Run away,
Run away! (hide thumbs behind back)


READ

Click the book jackets to find these books and more at the Library.

Find these books at http://catalog.coolcat.org

  • Bloom Boom!
  • Bloom Boom! by April Pulley Sayre
  • Snowman - Cold = Puddle: Spring Equations
  • Snowman - Cold = Puddle: Spring Equations by Laura Purdie Salas
  • A Stroll Through the Seasons
  • A Stroll Through the Seasons by Kay Barnham

JOIN US AT THE LIBRARY

Tuesday, December 10

  • 10 a.m., Storytime, Republic Branch
  • 11 a.m., Storytime, Strafford Branch
  • 11:15 a.m., Storytime, Library Station

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